New York Giants: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

Even though it was a short stay the Giants returned to the post-season for the first time since winning the Super Bowl in 2011. To take that next step they’ll need more offensive weapons including a vertical threat at tight end and an impact rusher. Of course none of those moves might work out until they figure out how to open more holes and wall-off defenders. Key additions CB Antwon Blake FB/TE Rhett Ellison OG D.J. Fluker QB Geno Smith RB Shaun Draughn WR ... Read more >>
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New England Patriots: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

Bill Belichick knows the Tom Brady days are coming to an end soon which is why he made several deals to mortgage the future including acquiring WR Brandin Cooks for their first-round pick. Unless they deal cornerback Malcolm Butler the Patriots won’t be on the clock until late Friday night, but somehow I think their fans will be just fine with that. Key additions CB Stephon Gilmore DE Kony Ealy DE Lawrence Guy RB Rex Burkhead RB Mike Gillislee TE Dwayne Allen WR ... Read more >>
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Miami Dolphins: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

The Adam Gase era is off to a good start and the Dolphins are closer than they’ve been in a long while for sustained success. Right now they just don’t have the talent depth to take that next big step so adding more key defenders should be a priority starting on day one. Key additions DE William Hayes FS Nate Allen ILB Lawrence Timmons OL Ted Larsen SS T.J McDonald TE Anthony Fasano TE Julius Thomas Key subtractions DE Jason Jones DE Dion Jordan DE ... Read more >>
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Buffalo Bills: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

The Bills are enduring the longest current playoff drought (last appearance in 1999) from any of the four major sports leagues and now it’s up to new Head Coach Sean McDermott to get them back. Expect McDermott to do what he can during his first draft class to add as many difference-makers to his new defense that he can find. Key additions FB Patrick DiMarco FB Tom Tolbert FS Jordan Poyer PK Steven Hauschka SS Micah Hyde WR Corey Brown WR Andre Holmes Key ... Read more >>
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New York Jets: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

G.M. Mike Maccagnan has his work cut out for him. He’s made it known he wants to trade down on Thursday and unless safety Jamal Adams somehow falls to No. 6, he’s going to try everything in his power to get it done. Key additions C Jonotthan Harrison CB Morris Claiborne DL Mike Pennel OT Kelvin Beachum PK Chandler Catanzaro QB Josh McCown WR Quinton Patton Key subtractions C Nick Mangold CB Darrelle Revis OT Ryan Clady OT Breno Giacomini PK ... Read more >>
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Oakland Raiders: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

The Raiders are as close as any team with the talent to compete with New England in Tom Brady’s final years. In order to become a real force on defense though they’re going to need some major upgrades inside and their offense has to add a playmaker at the running back position to take some pressure off Derek Carr. Key additions QB E.J. Manuel OLB Jelani Jenkins OT Marshall Newhouse TE Jared Cook WR Cordarrelle Patterson Key subtractions CB D.J. Hayden DL ... Read more >>
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L.A. Chargers: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

Time is running out for Philip Rivers to reach the Super Bowl and it’s up to G.M. Tom Telesco and new Coach Anthony Lynn to get him there. If every key player stays healthy and plays to their capabilities they’ll have a shot to compete for a post-season berth. But another top corner must be added early if they’re to fill the one obvious hole on their team. Key additions OT Russell Okung Key subtractions CB Brandon Flowers OT King Dunlap OG D.J. Fluker LB ... Read more >>
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Kansas City Chiefs: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

Quarterback Alex Smith probably has just one more season left to prove himself before the Chiefs need to consider a younger option for the future. Since there’s no player like that on the current roster, G.M. John Dorsey and Coach Andy Reid should plan ahead by grabbing one later this week. Key additions DT Bennie Logan Key subtractions DL Jaye Howard QB Nick Foles NT Dontari Poe RB Jamaal Charles Priority needs (Offense) QB…Since the Chiefs have ... Read more >>
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Denver Broncos: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

After trading up to land their hopeful franchise quarterback in Paxton Lynch during last year’s draft, it’s now incumbent on G.M. John Elway to find a pair of bookend tackles to protect his young signal-caller and help open up the running lanes for an offense that needs to start doing their part if the Broncos are going to be a factor for years to come. Key additions DL Zach Kerr DT Domata Peko OG Ronald Leary OT Menelik Watson Key subtractions CB/ST ... Read more >>
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Seattle Seahawks: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

G.M. John Schneider wants his team to get younger and he also needs more cap space. The Richard Sherman rumors are major evidence of this and with five picks in the first 106 I get the feeling we’re going to see an active Seahawks team looking to make headlines in the next week. Key additions DE Dion Jordan LB Michael Wilhoite PK Blair Walsh OL Oday Aboushi OL Luke Joeckel RB Eddie Lacy S Brad McDougald Key subtractions DT Tony McDaniel OT Bradley ... Read more >>
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